Fauci admitted to lying about herd immunity threshold

Avatar of Nick John By Nick John Dec7,2023 #Fauci #threshold
Fauci admitted to lying about herd immunity threshold 1
Fauci admitted to lying about herd immunity threshold 1

Earlier this year, Dr. Fauci, America’s leading infectious disease expert, said that 60-70% of the population would need to be immune to Covid-19 to achieve herd immunity and return to normal life.

When emphasizing the herd immunity goal in an interview with the New York Times on December 24, Fauci said he had intentionally gradually revised his estimate, partly based on science, partly based on science.

`When polls showed that only about half of Americans agreed to get vaccinated, I said that the level of herd immunity would be 70-75% of the population,` Fauci explained.

Fauci added that he does not know the true number, but believes that the herd immunity threshold is 70-90%, even closer to 90%, but understands that Americans may be discouraged and they will not be willing enough to achieve it.

Dr. Fauci injected Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine publicly on December 22 at the NIH Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

The interview aired on the occasion of Mr. Fauci’s 80th birthday, with many officials, celebrities and Americans simultaneously sending him congratulations.

A video posted on CNN shows emergency medical workers unexpectedly singing him a birthday song as Fauci left his office at the National Institutes of Health.

Fauci has served as a medical advisor for six presidents and is one of the prominent members of the US anti-Covid-19 team.

President-elect Joe Biden has asked Dr. Fauci to serve as chief medical advisor in the upcoming administration.

Meanwhile, some observers warn that Fauci’s lying to the public is a cause for concern and that the economy can only return to normal with accurate forecasts of the proportion of the population that needs to be vaccinated to reach the threshold.

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, the chief scientific advisor in President Donald Trump’s administration’s vaccine deployment effort, said in late November that herd immunity will occur when about 70% of Americans are vaccinated and this could

Anh Ngoc (According to RT)

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